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Yinka Shonibare Nigeria British artist

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Yinka Shonibare, MBE (born 1962), is a British-Nigerian artist living in London. His work explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalisation. A hallmark of his art is the brightly coloured Dutch wax fabric he uses. Because he has a physical disability that paralyses one side …

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Ola-dele Kuku Nigeria architect

Ola-dele Kuku Nigeria architect

Ola-Dele Kuku (born August 8, 1963, Lagos) is a Nigerian architect and artist of Yoruba origin. He lives and works between Nigeria and Belgium. FORMATION AND CAREER Ola-Dele Kuku studied at (SCI-Arc), the Southern California Institute of Architecture (1984 – 1986), in Los Angeles, California, USA and in Vico Morcote, …

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Uwem Akpan Nigeria Jesuit priest and writer

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Uwem Akpan (born May 19, 1971) is a Nigerian writer. He is the author of Say You’re One of Them (2008), a collection of five stories (each set in a different African country) published by Little, Brown & Company. It won the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, the PEN Open Book Award, …

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Sokari Douglas Camp Nigeria Artist

Sokari Douglas Camp Nigeria Artist

Sokari Douglas Camp CBE (born 1958 in Nigeria) is an artist who has had exhibitions all over the world and was the recipient of a bursary from the Henry Moore Foundation. She was honoured as a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2005 Birthday Honours …

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